OpenGL Programming/reference/glColor

DescriptionEdit

Visual effectEdit

  • changes the color of the next objects to be drawn

OpenGL Programming reference glColor.png

Usage ContextEdit

  • Will work anywhere in Display loop but normally used between glBegin and glEnd.
  • Affects everything following until it is called again or the loop starts over.
  • glEnd(); and glBegin(); do not affect it.

Usage ExamplesEdit

  • draws 7 points and 3 different colors
  • starting from x center y .5+ and moving to x .6+ y .5+
  • shows that the color will stay even if you restart a new gl section
  • shows that the color will stay even if the loop starts over
  • replace the display function with this in the basic testing app program to see the results
void display(void)
{
        glClear(GL_COLOR_BUFFER_BIT | GL_DEPTH_BUFFER_BIT);
        glBegin(GL_POINTS);
                glVertex3f(0.0,0.5,0.0);//drawn white or default color first loop and green all other loops
                glColor3f(1.0,0.5,0.0);//set red 100% green 50% blue 0%
                glVertex3f(0.1,0.5,0.0);//drawn orange
                glVertex3f(0.2,0.5,0.0);//drawn orange
                glColor3f(1.0,0.0,0.0);//set red 100% green 0% blue 0%
                glVertex3f(0.3,0.5,0.0);//drawn red
        glEnd();
        glBegin(GL_POINTS);
                glVertex3f(0.4,0.5,0.0);//drawn red
                glColor3f(0.0,1.0,0.0);//set red 0% green 100% blue 0%
                glVertex3f(0.5,0.5,0.0);//drawn green
                glVertex3f(0.6,0.5,0.0);//drawn green
        glEnd();
        glutSwapBuffers();
}

Function definitionsEdit

  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3b (GLbyte red, GLbyte green, GLbyte blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3bv (const GLbyte *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3d (GLdouble red, GLdouble green, GLdouble blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3dv (const GLdouble *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3f (GLfloat red, GLfloat green, GLfloat blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3fv (const GLfloat *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3i (GLint red, GLint green, GLint blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3iv (const GLint *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3s (GLshort red, GLshort green, GLshort blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3sv (const GLshort *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3ub (GLubyte red, GLubyte green, GLubyte blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3ubv (const GLubyte *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3ui (GLuint red, GLuint green, GLuint blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3uiv (const GLuint *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3us (GLushort red, GLushort green, GLushort blue);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor3usv (const GLushort *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4b (GLbyte red, GLbyte green, GLbyte blue, GLbyte alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4bv (const GLbyte *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4d (GLdouble red, GLdouble green, GLdouble blue, GLdouble alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4dv (const GLdouble *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4f (GLfloat red, GLfloat green, GLfloat blue, GLfloat alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4fv (const GLfloat *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4i (GLint red, GLint green, GLint blue, GLint alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4iv (const GLint *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4s (GLshort red, GLshort green, GLshort blue, GLshort alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4sv (const GLshort *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4ub (GLubyte red, GLubyte green, GLubyte blue, GLubyte alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4ubv (const GLubyte *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4ui (GLuint red, GLuint green, GLuint blue, GLuint alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4uiv (const GLuint *v);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4us (GLushort red, GLushort green, GLushort blue, GLushort alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColor4usv (const GLushort *v);

Related functionsEdit

  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColorMask (GLboolean red, GLboolean green, GLboolean blue, GLboolean alpha);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColorMaterial (GLenum face, GLenum mode);
  • WINGDIAPI void APIENTRY glColorPointer (GLint size, GLenum type, GLsizei stride, const GLvoid *pointer);

ReferencesEdit

http://www.cs.utk.edu/~vose/c-stuff/opengl/glColor.html

Last modified on 11 May 2010, at 11:19